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Thinking About October



Although fall has not arrived, most people are beginning to think of the colorful trees and Halloween. I know many readers including myself have our thoughts on what to read that is exciting and frightening. While I’m thinking of the fall and anxious for its arrival, I am also thinking of the complexity of the human mind. Why do men and women take a chance to commit adultery? Paulo Coelho

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Danny Boy - Jackie Wilson

I know this is an old version of Danny Boy. I just enjoy the song, and this scenery with it is so beautiful.

Sanibel Island, Fla.



Have never heard of Sanibel Island, Fla. Looks beautiful, more beautiful than other beaches, or it appears that way at the moment(smile). Have you heard of it or visited it? Maybe I can try to put up a poll. I’m curious about friends’ feelings about this island. If you know how to put up a poll on WordPress, would you leave me easyinstructions? My uncle lived in Ocala, Florida. Lots of…

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Who? Private

Teresa was told often by her husband, “you’re crazy.  Now, she felt something was really going on. Teresa was afraid to voice her fears. They sounded crazy to her. What would they sound like to a preacher, a friend or relative? She decided to take a chance. Too many people seemed to have given hint after hint. Earlier in her life she could catch hints. Now she couldn’t catch a hint or remember…

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During your first night as a suicide hot-line counselor, you answer the phone to…

During your first night as a suicide hot-line counselor, you answer the phone to…


During your first night as a suicide hot-line counselor, you answer the phone to hear a woman screaming and crying. “My husband says he will be back in thirty minutes. He says, “when I come back, I’m gonna beat you black and blue.” The suicide counsellor allows her to talk without interrupting. Finally, she says, “I’m going…

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Ordinary http://wp.me/s348el-ordinary

OrdinaryI am ordinary.

I drink milk for breakfast.

I play Bingo on Monday evening.

On Wednesday night, I go to Prayer meeting.

Are you ordinary too?

Yes, I buy my potatoes from the corner grocer.

I knead and bake my bread.

I weed my marigolds in the morning.

How about you?

Are you ordinary too?

No, I fly to Paris once a month.

I can dance the Tango.

My bed sheets are satin and silk.

I never heard the…

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Can I Trust Anybody?

Can I Trust Anybody?

friendship2I’ve lost trust in Janice. We’ve been friends since the second grade. Now we’re Seniors in high school. She’s never been completely trustworthy. She stole a boyfriend of mine. Once she told a deep dark secret of mine to the whole sixth grade class.  I don’t know why. I forgave her. I believed her each time she said it would never happen again. This time I can’t forgive her. She told all the…

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